GEO Systems Engineer

Posted October 21st, 2020

Astroscale U.S. Inc. is currently seeking a GEO Systems Engineer to join our team in our Denver, Colorado location.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Mission, system and operational concept development for GEO satellite on-orbit services and missions, including space and ground segments.
  • System level design of GEO space systems across all phases of projects, including requirement analysis, sensitivity analysis, and mission analysis.
  • Lead, agree and justify mission design trade-offs.
  • Mission and system level requirements management, through to verification and validation.
  • Lead technical discussions with the customer relating to the delivery of the mission and on-
    orbit service.
  • Manage, support, coordinate, and drive the successful delivery of a GEO satellite system and / or subsystems from partners, vendors, collaborators and other Astroscale entities.
  • Apply technical knowledge to drive the analysis, investigation and resolution of engineering
    problems, including future applications, and engineering developments.
  • Support the wider team in all required regulatory and insurance discussions for a GEO mission.
  • Prepare technical responses to bids, presentation materials and reports, for a variety of
    applications and customers.
  • Support and actively participate in customer and supplier meetings and presentations
    during the bid and negotiation process, and at all project stages.
  • Liaise with customer and supplier staff, and staff from other parts of Astroscale.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Typically requires a bachelors or masters degree in engineering or a related technical
    discipline from an accredited institution, with 10 or more years of engineering experience.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the GEO satellite system life cycle, including designing and analyzing space and ground segments to the subsystem level.
  • Knowledge and experience of the GEO telecommunications industry.
  • Familiarity with systems engineering principles and tools, including for example the STK toolset.
  • Understanding of fundamental requirement management for system qualification.
  • Familiarity with spacecraft level environmental testing, launch, and commissioning.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately and organize work assignments to meet established timetables.
  • Possess a level of ITAR/EAR experience sufficient for safe inter-country data exchanges
  • Strong communication, computer, documentation, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Astroscale U.S. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.​

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